Travelling Over The Holiday? TSA Has Sent Out The Following Reminder

Airport

Travelling for business over the holiday season is about to get more chaotic. The TSA has sent out a reminder of prohibited items in expectation of increased traveller volume nearing American Thanksgiving and the holiday season. A tongue-in-cheek message on Skift’s website from Dennis Schall appears, “when getting ready to fly for Thanksgiving please don’t […]

Beat the Algorithm with a Dedicated Travel Manager

Business Women

Viewing hotel and car rental listings online can subject a consumer to price profiling and discrimination. A new study from faculty members and students at Northeastern University asks the question: how widespread is personalization on today’s e-commerce websites?  The study describes “price discrimination” as the customization of a hotel price for some users, and “price […]

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

UN

November 25th marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.  Says UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, “I welcome the chorus of voices calling for an end to the violence that affects an estimated one in three women in her lifetime.  I applaud leaders who are helping to enact and enforce laws and change mindsets.  […]

Update on Air Canada Altitude Loyalty Program

Air Canada

Air Canada has made changes to its Air Canada Altitude loyalty program that will take effect in 2015. In order to qualify for Altitude status in 2016, Prestige status is attained through accruing 25,000 qualifying miles (AQM).   As their name implies, 35K Elite status, 50K Elite statues, and 75K Elite status require the number of […]